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Middleton pulls closer to Parker

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February 8, 2008

BIG EIGHT


GIRLS BASKETBALL


W L


Janesville Parker 12 0


Middleton 12 1


Sun Prairie 7 5


Janesville Craig 7 6


Madison West 6 7


Madison Memorial 4 8


Madison La Follette 4 9


Beloit Memorial 3 9


Madison East 1 11


GAMES THURSDAY


Janesville Craig at Sun Prairie, ppd.


Middleton 51, Madison West 46


Madison La Follette 45, Madison East 34


Madison Memorial at Beloit Memorial, ppd.


GAMES SATURDAY


(2:45 p.m. starting times)


Madison West at Janesville Parker


Madison East at Janesville Craig


Sun Prairie at Beloit Memorial


Madison La Follette at Madison Memorial


Middleton High keeps putting the heat on Janesville Parker in the Big Eight Conference girls basketball race.


The visiting Cardinals (14-3, 12-1) moved within a half-game of the Vikings with a 51-46 victory over stubborn Madison West (8-9, 6-7) on Thursday night.


Emily Newman had 13 points to pace Middleton, which visits first-place Parker on Tuesday night. But the Cardinals put the game away with an impressive show of third-period balance.


Middleton outscored the Regents 17-10 in that quarter, with eight Cardinals scoring during that stretch.


West tied the game at 42-42 with 4:11 to go, but Middleton regained a five-point lead at 47-42 when Danielle Beckwith banked in a three-pointer from the top of the free-throw circle.


Ellie Pearson led the Regents with 14 points. Justine Corkery had 10.


MIDDLETON 51, WEST 46


Middleton (51)—Newman, 4-2-13; Kessenich, 3-1-9; Simon, 3-1-7; K. Beckwith, 1-1-3; Owen, 2-0-4; Gunderson, 2-0-4; Acker, 1-0-3; D. Beckwith, 1-0-3; Sarbacker, 0-1-1; Larson, 2-0-4. Totals: 19-6-51.


West (46)—Kuhn, 1-1-3; Corkery, 3-2-10; Pizzingrilli, 1-2-5; Heller, 2-0-5; Poffenberger, 1-0-2; Pearson, 4-6-14; Christianson, 3-0-7. Totals: 15-11-46.


Middleton 10 7 17 17—51


Madison West 10 10 10 16—46


Three-point goals—Middleton 7 (Newman 3, Kessenich 2, Acker, D. Beckwith), West 5 (Corkery 2, Pizzingrilli, Heller, Christianson). Free throws missed—Middleton 6, West 3. Total fouls—Middleton 13, West 13. Fouled out—Corkery.


Sophomores—Middleton 43, West 30.


n La Follette 45, East 34—Madison La Follette (7-10, 4-9) jumped off to a 16-7 lead, but the Lancers needed a 23-13 advantage in the second half to secure a Big Eight win over visiting Madison East (2-14, 1-11).


Kendra Shillinglaw and Hannah Schwartzer led La Follette with 16 and 14 points, respectively. Grace Ramsey had 10 for the Purgolders.


TRAILWAYS SOUTH


GIRLS BASKETBALL


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Rio 11 1


Hustisford 10 1


Deerfield 7 4


Johnson Creek 7 5


Williams Bay 5 5


Dodgeland 4 8


Madison Abundant Life 4 8


Pardeeville 3 8


Fall River 0 11


RESULT THURSDAY


Williams Bay 43, Dodgeland 32


GAMES TONIGHT


Abundant Life at Williams Bay


Fall River at Dodgeland


Hustisford at Pardeeville


Rio at Deerfield


Williams Bay 43, Dodgeland 32—Megan Hovestol scored 10 of her game-high 22 points in the third quarter as the Bulldogs (7-6, 5-5) knocked off Dodgeland in a Trailways South game at Williams Bay.


Courtney Hovestol added 10 points for Williams Bay. Jackie Shadley led Dodgeland with 13.


WILLIAMS BAY 43, DODGELAND 32


Dodgeland (32)—Rennhack, 1-0-3; Jackie Shadley, 3-7-13; Kuhn, 1-3-5; Wild, 4-0-8; Planasch, 1-1-3. Totals: 10-10-32.


Williams Bay (43)—Megan Hovestol, 8-4-22; Courtney Hovestol, 3-2-10; Carlson, 1-0-2; B. Hobbs, 1-2-5; L. Hobbs, 1-2-4. Totals: 14-10-43.


Dodgeland 10 5 10 7—32


Williams Bay 6 11 11 15—43


Three-point goals—Dodgeland 1 (Rennhack), Williams Bay 5 (M. Hovestol 2, C. Hovestol 2, B. Hobbs 1). Free throws missed—Dodgeland 12, Williams Bay 7. Total fouls—Dodgeland 18, Williams Bay 19. Fouled out—Sandberg, Carlson.


BADGER


GIRLS BASKETBALL


SOUTH


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Monroe 9 1


Verona 9 1


Madison Edgewood 7 4


Oregon 5 5


Monona Grove 2 8


Soughton 2 8


McFarland 2 9


NORTH


Waunakee 8 1


Sauk Prairie 8 2


Reedsburg 7 2


Mount Horeb 3 5


DeForest 4 6


Portage 2 8


Baraboo 1 8


RESULTS THURSDAY


Monroe 50, McFarland 33


Oregon 60, Edgewood 58


Verona 53, Monona Grove 36


Baraboo 47, Portage 43


Sauk Prairie 53, Mount Horeb 43


Waunakee 53, DeForest 34


Reedsburg 45, Stoughton 34 (NC)


GAME SATURDAY


Reedsburg at Waunakee


GAMES TUESDAY


Stoughton at Monroe


Oregon at Monona Grove


Verona at Edgewood


DeForest at Portage


Reedsburg at Mount Horeb


Waunakee at Baraboo


Monroe 50, McFarland 33—The host Cheesemakers (13-3, 9-1) remained in a tie with Verona for the Badger South lead by rolling over McFarland (4-12, 2-9).


Monroe can clinch at least a co-championship with wins next week over Stoughton (2-8) and Monona Grove (2-8).


After trailing 24-16 at halftime, McFarland got within 26-21 in the third quarter, but Monroe surged to a 20-point lead in the final period.


Jamie Armstrong led the Cheesemakers with 17 points, and Ashley Hermanson added. 12.


MONROE 50, McFARLAND 33


McFarland (33)—Eversoll, 1-0-2; Rust, 3-0-7; Alsmo, 1-2-4; Steinhofer, 2-2-8; Thorson, 5-0-10; Walker, 1-0-2. Totals: 13-4-33.


Monroe (50)—Sutter, 2-0-4; Ubert, 0-1-1; Kennison, 1-1-3; Bidlingmaier, 2-0-4; Sellnow, 1-6-9; Hermanson, 6-0-12; Armstrong, 2-12-17. Totals 14-20-50.


McFarland 4 12 9 8—33


Monroe 12 12 13 13—50


Three-point goals—McFarland 3 (Rust , Steinhofer 2), Monroe 2 (Armstrong, Sellnow). Free throws missed—McFarland 5, Monroe 3. Total fouls—McFarland 18, Monroe 10.


Junior varsity—Monre 39, McFarland 38.


LAKESHORE


GIRLS BASKETBALL


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Union Grove 8 1


Westosha Central 7 1


Waterford 6 3


Wilmot 4 4


Lake Geneva Badger 3 6


Kenosha St. Joseph 1 7


Rac. St. Catherine’s 1 8


RESULTS THURSDAY


Union Grove 41, Badger 33


Westosha 50, St. Joseph 35


Waterford 43, St. Catherine’s 33


GAMES TUESDAY


Westosha at Badger


Waterford at Union Grove


Wilmot at St. Joseph


Union Grove 41, Badger 33—Lake Geneva Badger (4-12, 3-6) made the host Broncos (13-3, 8-1) to keep their edge in the Lakeshore Conference.


Badger led 25-24 after three quarters, but Union Grove’s 17-8 surge through the final period kept the first-place Broncos a half-game ahead over Westosha Central (11-5, 7-1).


Leah Rempert led Badger with 15 points, and Jacqie Servi matched that total for Union Grove.


UNION GROVE 41, BADGER 33


Badger (33)—Stewart, 2-0-4; Reuss, 1-4-6; Rempert, 5-4-15; Dixon, 2-0-4; Toledo, 2-0-4. Totals: 12-8-33.


Union Grove (41)—Schwartz, 1-2-4; Thomas, 2-3-8; Jasperson, 1-0-2; Wilks, 1-0-2; Fink, 2-2-6; Servi, 5-4-15; Grindle, 2-0-4. Totals: 14-11-41.


Lake Geneva Badger 8 11 6 8—33


Union Grove 11 7 6 17—41


Three-point goals—Badger 1 (Rempert), Union Grove 2 (Thomas, Servi), Free throws missed—Badger 9, Union Grove 4. Total fouls—Badger 18, Union Grove 13.



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